VIA Demos Smaller, Cooler x86 Platforms at Embedded World 2008

VIA showcases its power-efficient, ultra compact and highly integrated x86-based embedded technologies that are making x86 more accessible to the embedded market than ever

Taipei, Taiwan, 25 February 2008 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of embedded silicon and platform technologies, today announced its participation in the Embedded World Exhibition and Conference on February 26-28 in Nuremberg, Germany with a showcase of x86 technology geared towards embedded developers.

In Hall 9, booth 487, attendees will be able to experience VIA’s unrivalled leadership in power efficiency, miniaturization and system integration in the x86 space, with demonstrations of VIA’s ultra power efficient platforms, including the 500MHz VIA Eden ULV processor (“the 1-watt processor”), and VIA’s unrivalled compact platforms such as the highly acclaimed VIA EPIA PX Pico-ITX board at 10cm x 7.2cm, and the VIA EPIA NR Nano-ITX board natively supporting dual displays.

Also on show will be the new VIA NAB 7500 industrial grade network appliance board, the latest addition to VIA’s segment specific board range, as well as complete system solutions including the VIA vm7700, which features an industry-first thru-chassis VESA mounting design for simple yet flexible display systems.

“We are proud to be in a position of leadership in bringing the industry standard x86 platform to the embedded sector” said Daniel Wu, Vice President, VIA Embedded Platform Division, VIA Technologies, Inc. “Embedded World 2008 is an excellent opportunity to show embedded system developers the remarkable advances that VIA has achieved in terms of miniaturization and power-efficiency to ensure the continued development and adoption of x86 computing in the embedded industry.”

Join us at Hall 9, booth no. 487 in the Nuremberg Exhibition Center and see how VIA is empowering the next generation of embedded products. You can read more about VIA’s participation at Embedded World on the VIA website at:
http://www.via.com.tw/en/company/events/ew2008/index.jsp

About Embedded World 2008

The sixth Embedded World Exhibition & Conference will take place in Nuremberg, Germany on February 26th-28th 2008 and represents the largest and most successful embedded event in Europe.

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. (TSE 2388) is the foremost fabless supplier of market-leading core logic chipsets, low power x86 processors, advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon, and complete platform solutions that are driving system innovation in the PC and embedded markets. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs, motherboard vendors and system integrators. www.via.com.tw

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